Antique Phnom Da Style Bronze Khmer Vishnu Head - Preserver & Protector - 28cm/11"
Measures (Height) 28cm/11"
An antique Phnom Da style bronze pre-Angkor image of Vishnu.
Vishnu wears a mitre on his head, in the 7th-8th century Phnom Da style. His eyes reach out as he extends grace to devotees. Arched eyebrows, moustache, expressive lips, aquiline nose and open eyes define the face. In all, these characteristics place the sculpture in the late seventh- or early eighth century setting and suggest a cultural sharing with the workshops of the Phnom Da school.
Stylistically, this lovely pieces relates to the school of sculpture associated with the pre-Angkorian centre of Phnom Da, southern Cambodia. The Vishnu has perfect balance and proportions which are the key to a fine Vishnu sculpture.
The casting is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face. Each detail is rendered perfectly.
The perfect traditional in appearance Vishnu to bring serenity and timeless style to you home, office or sacred space.
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Vishnu represents eternal life and sustains the universe as a whole. Hindu households will often have several Vishnu statues but can a Vishnu idol bring personal peace and prosperity into the home?